POLICE CONFIRM ABDUCTION OF CHANNELS TV REPORTER IN PORT HARCOURT

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The Police Command in Rivers has now confirmed the abduction of a reporter with Channels Television, Joshua Rogers, at his residence in Rumuosi, Obio/Akpor area of Rivers.

The command’s spokesperson, Grace Iringe-Koko told journalists in Port Harcourt on Friday that the reporter was abducted in the late hours of Thursday.

She said the police is collaborating with other security agencies to secure his early release from his abductors.

Iringe-Koko said even though the abductors are yet to make any contacts, the command is working with other security agencies to get him freed.

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Rogers who is a Channels Government House correspondent in Rivers state was abducted at about 9 p.m. on Thursday after returning home from covering an event.

The gunmen were said to have trailed him before he alighted from his car, pointed a gun at him, and whisked him away in his vehicle to an unknown destination.

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